Members of the Network Politics in East Central Europe

Prof. Paulus Albertus Blokker, Ph.D.


Charles University in Prague

Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Theory, Jean Monnet Chair European Political Sociology, Programme Director of the MA Programme Sociology in European Context


Main Research Interests

  • European Integration
  • Constitutional Crisis in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia
  • Political Culture and Participation in New EU Member States
  • Constitutional Change
  • Shifts in Views of Constitutionalism among Key Political, Legal and Social Actors
  • Varieties of Modernity

Contact

Charles University in Prague

Institute of Social Studies

Department of Sociology

U Kříže 8

CZ-15800 Prague 5

 

Mail to paulus.blokker@fsv.cuni.cz




Dr. hab. Ewa Bojenko-Izdebska

Died ………October 2017…


Jagiellonian University Kraków

Assistant Professor with a Habilitated Doctor Degree at Chair in International Relations and Foreign Policy


Main Research Interests

  • Foreign Policy and Security Policy of Germany
  • Policy of Economic and Social Cohesion in the EU
  • Security Policy of Neutral Countries
  • Integration Policy in Germany, Focus on Institutional Solutions and Methods of Integration
  • Transformation of East Germany

Contact Chair of International Relations and Foreign Policy

Jagiellonian University Kraków

Faculty of International and Political Studies

Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations

Chair of International Relations and

Foreign Policy

ul. Mickiewicza 3

PL- 31-120 Kraków



Prof. Dr. Ellen Bos


Andrássy University Budapest

Chair Comparative Political Science with Special Emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe within the EU, AUB Vice-President for Research and Young Scholars' Promotion, Director of AUB Ph.D. Programme, Centre for Democracy Studies


Main Research Interests

  • Political Systems, Party Systems and Constitutional Politics in East Central Europe
  • Democratization
  • Transformations of Consolidated Democracies
  • Regional Governance in the EU
  • East Central Europe in Comparative Perspective

Contact

Andrássy University Budapest

Political Sciences

Chair Comparative Political Science

Pollack Mihály tér 3.

H-1088 Budapest

 

 Phone +36 1 815 8115

Mail to ellen.bos@andrassyuni.hu



Prof. Dr. hab. Ewa Bujwid-Kurek, Ph.D.


Jagiellonian University Kraków

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of International and Political Studies, Chair in Contemporary Political Transformations


Main Research Interests

  • Contemporary Problems of East-Central European Countries with Particular Emphasis on former Yugoslavian Countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo)

Contact

Jagiellonian University Kraków

Faculty of International und Political Studies

Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations

Chai of Contemporary  Political Transformations

ul. Mickiewicza 3

PL- 31-120 Kraków

 

Phone +48 12 663 24 80

Mail to ewa.bujwid-kurek@uj.edu.pl




Mgr. Hana Formánková


University of Leipzig

Research Associate at Chair Political System of Germany and Politics in Europe, Member of the Research Academy Leipzig


Main Research Interests

  • Europeanisation
  • Regionalization
  • Multilevel Governance
  • Policy Field Analysis (Foreign and Regional Policy)

Contact

University of Leipzig

Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy

Institute of Political Sciences

Beethovenstr. 15

D-04107 Leipzig

 

Phone +49 341 97 35 622

Mail to hana.formankova@uni.leipzig.de



Prof. Dr. Holger Lengfeld


University of Leipzig

Professor of Sociology - Institutions and Social Change, Research Fellow at German Institute for Economic Research Berlin (DIW)


Main Research Interests

  • Social Integration
  • Citizenship and Solidarity in the EU
  • Social Stratification and Inequality
  • Political and Economic Sociology
  • Survey Research

Contact

University of Leipzig

Faculty of Social Science and Philosophy

Institute of Sociology

Beethovenstr. 15

D-04107 Leipzig

 

Phone +49 341 97 35 640

Mail to holger.lengfeld@uni-leipzig.de



Prof. Dr. Astrid Lorenz


University of Leipzig

Jean Monnet Chair Political System of Germany and Politics in Europe, Academic Supervisor of the M.A. Study Programme "European Integration in East Central Europe"


Main Research Interests

  • Political Systems in Europe
  • Democracy
  • Constitutional Politics
  • Institutions
  • Governance in Multilevel Systems (Federations and EU)
  • Systemic Change including Consolidation

Contact

University of Leipzig

Faculty of Social Science and Philosophy

Institute of Political Science

Beethovenstraße 15

D-04107 Leipzig

 

Phone +49 341 97 35 615

Mail to astrid.lorenz@uni-leipzig.de



Prof. Dr. hab. Zdzisław Mach


Jagiellonian University Kraków

Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Jean Monnet Chair in European Identity, Dean of the Faculty of International Relations and Political Studies, Founder and Head of the Centre for European Studies


Main Research Interests

  • Development of European Citizenship Identity Issues such as Nationalism, Minorities and Ethnicity
  • Migration and Reconstruction of Identity
  • Ethnic Origin of Nation and Construction of Identities
  • Development of the Idea of "Europe"

Contact

Jagiellonian University Kraków

Faculty of International and Political Studies

Centre for European Studies

ul. Garbarska 7A

PL- 31-132 Kraków

 

Mail to zdzislaw.mach@uj.edu.pl



Dr. Zoltán Tibor Pállinger


Andrássy University Budapest

Chair Political Theory and European Democracy Research, Academic Supervisor of the Study Programme "International Relations"


Main Research Interests

  • Citizen Participation and Direct Democracy in the EU and in East Central Europe
  • Policy Innovation and Quality of Democracy in East Central Europe
  • Fiscal Governance in the EU
  • Legacies of Socialism in East and Central European Countries and their Effects on Contemporary Developments
  • Instruments of Regional Governance in the Danube Region
  • Electoral Decisions
  • Separation of Powers in Small States of Europe

Contact

Andrássy University Budapest

Political Sciences

Chair Political Theory and European Democracy Research

Pollack Mihály tér 3.

H-1088 Budapest

 

Phone +36 1 815 8151

Mail to zoltan.pallinger@andrassyuni.hu



Prof. Dr. Gert Pickel


University of Leipzig

Professor of Sociology of Religion and Church, Board Member Centre of Competence in Research on Right Extremism and Democracy, Board Member Leibniz Science Campus Eastern Europe - Global Area


Main Research Interests

  • Political Sociology
  • Populism
  • Right-Wing Extremism
  • Democratization in Eastern Europe
  • Methods

Contact

University of Leipzig

Faculty of Theology

Institute of Practical Theology

Martin-Luther-Ring 3

D-04109 Leipzig

 

Phone +49 341 9735 463

Mail to pickel@rz.uni-leipzig.de




Prof. Dr. Ivo Šlosarčík, Ph.D., LL.M.


Charles University in Prague

Professor of European Integration Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics and Administration


Main Research Interests

  • Legal Issues of European Integration
  • Judicial and Police Cooperation in the EU and the Transformation of National Political and Administrative Structures in the Context of EU Membership
  • EU Conditionality
  • Europeanization

Contact

Charles University in Prague

Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of European Studies

Rytířská 31

CZ-110 00 Prague 1

 

Phone +420 224 186 205

Mail to slosarcik@fsv.cuni.cz



Dr. Natasza Styczyńska


Jagiellonian University Kraków

Assistant Professor at Institute of European Studies, Dean's Proxy for Internationalisation at Faculty of International and Political Studies


Main Research Interests

  • Transformation Processes in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Party Politics
  • Nationalism, Populism and Euroscepticism in the CEE Region and the Balkans
  • Identity Issues in the CEE

Contact

Jagiellonian University Kraków

Faculty of International and Political Studies

Institute of European Studies

Jodłowa 13

PL-30-001 Kraków

 

Mail to natasza.styczynska@uj.edu.pl



PD Dr. Attila Vincze LL.M.


Andrássy University Budapest

PD at Chair of European Public Law


Main Research Interests

  • Administrative Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • Hungarian Constitutional Law

Contact

Andrássy University Budapest

Political Sciences

Chair of European Public Law

Pollack Mihály tér 3.

H-1088 Budapest

 

 Phone +36 1 815 8152

Mail to attila.vincze@andrassyuni.hu



Dr. Lars Vogel


University of Leipzig

Empirical Methods and Political Sociology, Executive Board Member of the RC02 "Political Elites" of the International Political Science Association


Main Research Interests

  • Political Representation
  • Elites
  • Populism
  • Right-Wing Extremism

Contact

University of Leipzig

Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy

Institute of Political Sciences

Beethovenstr. 15

D-04017 Leipzig

 

Phone +49 341 97 37107

Mail to lars.vogel@uni-leipzig.de



Prof. Dr. hab. Janusz Węc


Jagiellonian University Kraków

Jean Monnet Chair of Studies on Integration Processes


Main Research Interests

  • European and non-European Integration
  • Political System of the EU
  • Policies of the EU
  • Institutionalisation of Integration Processes in the World
  • Polish-German Relations after 1945
  • Contemporary History of Germany
  • Political System of Germany
  • Foreign Policy of Germany

Contact

Jagiellonian University Kraków

Faculty of International and Political Studies

Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations

Chair of Studies on Integration Processes ul. Wenecja 2

PL- 33-332 Kraków

 

Phone +43 663 26 20

Mail to jjwec@wp.pl



Tomáš Weiss, M.A., Ph.D., doc. Mgr.


Charles University in Prague

Associate Professor, Head of Department of European Studies


Main Research Interests

  • Foreign and Security Policy of the EU and its Member States
  • Transatlantic Relations

Contact

Charles University in Prague

Faculty of Social Science

Institute of International Studies

Department of European Studies

Rytířská 31

CZ-110 00 Prague 1

 

Mail to weiss@fsv.cuni.cz